THERAPIST LOCATION: Oak Brook, Lombard, Telehealth
Counseling Credentials: MA, LMFTA
Samantha is an Associate Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She earned her Master of Arts in Christian Marriage, Family, and Individual Counseling from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina. Samantha provides counseling from a Christian perspective, as well as a community approach. She has worked primarily with teens and young women, but hopes to work with couples and families, while incorporating the family background and story into each session. She is passionate about walking with clients through their journeys of suffering, transitions, and relationships. While life is full of broken relationships, unfulfilled expectations, and loss, she believes there is hope and redemption to each person’s story. Even though she comes from a Family Systems background, Samantha incorporates other approaches to therapy depending on the client’s need. She has experience in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Bowenian Therapy, DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy), and Motivational Interviewing. Samantha specializes in counseling those facing challenges with depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, adolescent issues, relational tools, and family conflict.